Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Release Joint Environmental Message

Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew released a joint statement calling for the protection of the environment on September 1st, the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation for both Catholics and Orthodox Christians.

Turkish Religious Group Demands Removal of Greek Philosopher Statue

A religious conservative foundation staged a protest in Turkey's Black Sea province of Sinop on Tuesday, demanding to remove a statue of ancient Greek...

A 2000-Year-Old Road was Discovered in Western Turkey

A 55-kilometer section of a road that was built 2,000 years ago has been discovered in ongoing excavations of the ancient city of Aigai,...

A ‘New Ephesus’ is Waiting to be Unearthed at Parion, Turkey

Archaeological excavations at Parion, the ancient port of the Hellenistic period in today’s north-west Turkey, have shown that hundreds of large buildings are buried...

1,800-Year-Old Mosaic Found in Ancient City of Perge in Turkey

A 1,800-year-old mosaic, which showed the sacrifice of Iphigenia, the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra during the Trojan War in Greek mythology, was found...

Rock-Carved Greek Orthodox Monastery in Turkey Opens for Tourists

After Sumela, Turkey’s second largest monastery built out of a mountain, the Virgin Mary Monastery in the Black Sea province of Giresun is awaiting...

1,800-Year-Old Greek Orthodox Church in Turkey Faces Risk of Collapse

An 1,800-year-old Greek Orthodox Church and its monastery situated on the Kameriye (Kamelya) Island in the Aegean Sea, just off the Aegean province of...

Magnificent Ancient Site of Aphrodisias in UNESCO World Heritage List

The Aphrodisias archaeology site in southwestern Turkey has been included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Aphrodisias, named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love was...

Uproar in Turkey Over Social Events at the Ancient Greek City of Ephesus

A fiery debate has been sparked in Turkey over the alleged use of the ancient city of Ephesus in the Aegean province of Izmir...

Muslims Call the Faithful to Pray in Hagia Sophia

A group called "Youth of the East" is calling on Muslims to gather for morning prayer in Hagia Sophia on Saturday, an ANT1 television...